The Stoney Mountain Ramblers Set For The Summit House On January 26

The Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series will present a performance by The Stoney Mountain Ramblers on January 26. The series is presented by the Summit House and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The FREE show is from 6:00-8:30pm at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill, located six miles south of Los Gatos on Highway 17.

The Stoney Mountain Ramblers

Brookdale Bluegrass Announces Initial Spring Line-Up For March 10-12 Festival

Brookdale Bluegrass has announced the initial line-up for the March 10-12, 2017 Spring Festival. An extra day has been added to the event, which will be held for the first time at the Mt. Cross Camp in Felton.

The Bands: Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players, Faux Renwah, Coffee Zombie Collective, Stoney Mountain Ramblers, Toby Gray & Hiway Budda, and the Brookdale Bluegrass Band. More bands will be announced.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes the festival to our area.

10th Annual NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival Line Up Announced For January 30 In Redwood City

The Northern California Bluegrass Society has announced the line-up for the 10th Annual NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival in Redwood City on Monday, January 30, 2017.

The FREE program will begin at 6:30pm at the Redwood City Main Library, 1044 Middlefield Road in the Community Room.

Banjos Bluegrass & Squirrel Barkers (Rick Bowman, Backyard Green Films, CA)

How To Make A Guitar In Two Minutes (Herb Moore, CA)

The Whippoorwill’s Cry (Curtis Leslie, CA)

This portion of the NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway Festival was originally set for Sunday, January 29, but was rescheduled for the next day due to a venue scheduling conflict. The festival is supported by a base grant from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission and by other agencies, organizations, businesses, and individuals in the Redwood City area. The FREE weekend event will be held on Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28 and on Monday, Janaury 30, 2017.

Final RBA Concerts Coming Up This Spring In Mountain View

Peter Rowan in the days of yore.

Redwood Bluegrass Associates has set the organization’s final concerts this spring at the Masonic Hall in Mountan View. They are:

January 21 — Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band

February 18 — Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley

March 18 — John Reischman & The Jaybirds

April 22 — Final RBA Concert With Performers To Be Announced

This is the last season in the 25-year run of these concerts, all welcomed throughout the years by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Trey Hensley & Rob Ickes

New Venue Announced For Spring Brookdale Bluegrass Festival

The Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Festival

A new venue has been announced for the Spring Brookdale Bluegrass Festival, to be held March 10-11, 2017.

The event will take place at the Mount Cross Camp in Felton. The new venue offers a wide variety of camping and cabin accomodations and excellent facilities.

The festival is held twice a year. All Brookdale Bluegrass-presented events since 1998 have been welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.


Evening Entertainment At The FREE NCBS 2017 Bluegrass On Broadway Festival In Redwood City

27strings

The evening entertainment at the 10th Annual Northern California Bluegrass Society Bluegrass On Broadway Festival will feature three top Peninsula bluegrass bands.

All festival shows are FREE and in Redwood City.

Edgewood Mountain Boys

FRIDAY, January 27

8:00-10:00pm — Stoney Mountain Ramblers, Freewheel Brewing Company, 3737 Florence Street, Redwood City.

SATURDAY, January 28

6:00-8:00pm — 27strings, Gourmet Haus Staudt, 2615 Broadway, Redwood City.

8:00-10:00pm — Edgewood Mountain Boys, Freewheel Brewing Company, 3737 Florence Street, Redwood City.

Bluegrass On Broadway. January 27-28 and January 30, is supported by a base grant from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission and by other Redwood City area agencies, businesses, organiztions and individuals.

The Stoney Mountain Ramblers

Hidden Still Set For FREE Thursday Bluegrass Series At The Summit House On January 19

Hidden Still

The Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series will present mountain bluegrass favorite Hidden Still (Palo Alto) on January 19, 2017.

The FREE show will run 6:00-8:30pm at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill six miles south of Los Gatos on Highway 17 high in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

The series is presented by the Summit House and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Plenty Of Bluegrass For Martin Luther King Weekend Around Northern California

Happy Birthday to Martin Luther King, Jr.!

There will be plenty of good bluegrass music all around Northern California for the Martin Luther King Weekend holiday week. NCBS Members will be out having a great time and you are welcome to join us!

THURSDAY-SUNDAY, January 12-15

CBA Great 48 (With concert by Edgar Loudermilk Band), Marriott Convention Center, Bakersfield.

FRIDAY, January 13

Hilltown, Pajaro Bar & Grill, Salinas.

Sourdough Slim

Sourdough Slim, The Sequoias, Potola Valley.

SATURDAY, January 14

Harmony Grits, San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio.

Leftover Salmon, Dead Winter Carpenters, The Fillmore, San Francisco.

Evie Ladin & Lisa Berman, Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz.

SUNDAY, January 15

Circle R Boys, San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio.

The Coffis Brothers, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley.

MARTIN LUTHER KING BIRTHDAY, January 16

Bean Creek, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

Windy Hill, Amnesia, San Francisco.

Leftover Salmon, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Chico.

TUESDAY, January 17

Cabin Fever, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

Glad To Be Here, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

WEDNESDAY, January 18

Whiskey Brothers, Albatross Pub, Berkeley.

Skillet Licorice, Iron Springs Pub, Fairfax.

Sidesaddle & Co, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

Blue & Lonesome

THURSDAY, January 19

Blue & Lonesome, Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma.

Hidden Still

Hidden Still, Summit House, Los Gatos.

Mill Creek Ramblers, Mission Pizza, Fremont.